Lamentations 2:12

“They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers' bosom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They say to their mothers, Where is corne and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the citie, when their soule was powred out into their mothers bosome.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They say to their mothers, "Where is grain and wine? As they faint like a wounded man In the streets of the city, As their life is poured out On their mothers' bosom."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They say to their mothers, Where is grain and wine? When they swoon as the wounded in the streets of the city, When their soul is poured out into their mothers' bosom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They say to their mothers, Where is grain and wine? when they are falling like the wounded in the open squares of the town, when their life is drained out on their mother's breast.
- Basic English Bible

They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swoon as the wounded in the streets of the city; when they pour out their soul into their mothers' bosom.
- Darby Bible

They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers' bosom.
- Webster's Bible

They tell their mothers, Where is grain and wine? When they swoon as the wounded in the streets of the city, When their soul is poured out into their mothers' bosom.
- World English Bible

To their mothers they say, `Where [are] corn and wine?' In their becoming feeble as a pierced one In the broad places of the city, In their soul pouring itself out into the bosom of their mothers.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They say to their mothers: 'Where is corn and wine?' when they swoon as the wounded in the broad places of the city, when their soul is poured out into their mothers' bosom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 2:12


2:12 Bosom - When they died in their mother's arms.


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